The Daily Inter Lake reports that the National Weather Service on Wednesday warned that saturated soils, substantial high-elevation snowpack and possible rains in the coming week could lead to localized flooding in rivers and creeks throughout Northwest Montana. The region has seen some of the highest levels of precipitation in recent months, and last month was… Read More »
Just in case you’re wondering, NFNews continues to monitor the potential for flooding on the North Fork river. Here’s the NOAA website to watch if you’re interested or concerned.
The Hungry Horse News reports that with the rain stopping overnight, flood waters near Blankenship and the Canyon are receding. The North Fork Road reopened to vehicle traffic about noon today. The Sun Road remained closed at Apgar, however, except for park personnel and guests to the Lake McDonald Lodge. There was still water flowing over the… Read More »
The Daily Inter Lake reports that the Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation is staging a flood awareness day on Wednesday with a full day of free informational meetings. Morning workshops, from 8:45 a.m. to noon, include Surveyors and engineers workshop – Conference Rooms A & B of the Earl Bennett Building, 1035 First… Read More »
The Flathead Beacon reports that Montana agencies will pay to keep four river gauges operating through September following cuts to a federal program. The Missoulian reports that Montana Fish, Wildlife and parks and the state Department of Natural Resources decided information from the river gauges is too important to eliminate. Read the full article here.